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Why does my tongue hurt today? Can some foods from dinner cause it?

Why does my tongue hurt today? Can some foods from dinner cause it?

Not sure: I am not aware of anything that causes pain in the tongue. Can you be more specific about what kind of pain, and what you ate? You could have a small taste bud which is degenerating and causing a little pain, or you could also have a canker sore. ...Read more

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My frenulum hurts like crazy. Whenever I move my tongue it hurts, this started happening today. What caused this and what should I do?

My frenulum hurts like crazy. Whenever I move my tongue it hurts, this started happening today. What caused this and what should I do?

Salivary duct stone?: Could be a stone blocking the salivary duct. Best to have it examined. Ok to start with primary care. Ask if a referral to an ENT specialist is appropriate. Hope his helps! ...Read more

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I ate some hot food today there is a tiny bump on the tip of my tongue hurts when pressing down on it feels like a cut but isn't a cut what is this?

I ate some hot food today there is a tiny bump on the tip of my tongue hurts when pressing down on it feels like a cut but isn't a cut what is this?

Inflamed taste bud: Foods and drinks that are hot or spicy can burn or irritate the taste buds. You should mix a teaspoon of salt in a warm water and gargle it for 3 minutes 4 X per day. It brings blood flow to the area which helps reduce the inflammation. it should subside more and more every day and after 4 days stop. Good luck. ...Read more

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It hurts to chew my food and my whole tongue hurts?

It hurts to chew my food and my whole tongue hurts?

Oral Discomfort: This is a difficult question to answer without a thorough oral examination. Tongue discomfort may be caused by a myriad of issues. Did you recently eat any very spicy or hot (temperature) foods? Your symptoms may also be caused by herpetic lesions, canker sores, or tongue biting. Please meet with your dentist or an oral surgeon immediately for an oral examination and oral cancer screening! ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my tongue has cracks on it and hurts. what caused it?

What do you suggest if my tongue has cracks on it and hurts. what caused it?

Dry mouth and/or: Candidiasis (thrush) are two good possibilities. Your dentist should be able to give you a more concise diagnosis and prescribe proper treatment. It is not possible to diagnosis your condition with out an exam. ...Read more

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What are the causes and medication for a small bump in the floor of the tongue?And what food and things to avoid?

What are the causes and medication for a small bump in the floor of the tongue?And what food and things to avoid?

Where?: If this is truly on the surface of the tongue, it is probably a viral infection or reaction to a food. Try Ambesol or similar product as needed if it is sore. Avoid salty, sour, or very hot foods for the next week or so. If no improvement, see your doctor. If the area is in the floor of the mouth it could be a salivary gland infection. Same treatment, but if no improvement may need antibiotic ...Read more

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My tongue has been yellow for a couple of weeks and it doesn't hurt or anything what is the cause?

My tongue has been yellow for a couple of weeks and it doesn't hurt or anything what is the cause?

Smoking: Posible causes are smoking, smokeles tobacco or the food or drink you are taking in. Stress will also be reflected in the tongue. If you are not a smoke , brushing your tougue lightly with your tooth brush will help. ...Read more

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What causes canker sores on tongue and why do they hurt?

What causes canker sores on tongue and why do they hurt?

Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. A canker sores on tongue affects the ability to eat comfortably. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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There's a white bump underneath my tongue and it hurts really bad. Why is it and what causes it?

Need to examine: It not feasible to be sure, but you probably have a mucous cyst. It is not dangerous but may need to removed surgically. You may see an oral surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause your tongue to hurt burn on one side has hurt since friday?

What can cause your tongue to hurt burn on one side has hurt since friday?

Tongue burns: Need more information. Right side left side top side bottom side? When you have this figured out get back with us. ...Read more